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Cybersecurity/Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER - 1432

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Cybersecurity/Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER - 1432
JobID: 1432
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: Job Description

 The Machine Learning Researcher will perform basic and applied research on sponsored programs targeted at integrating machine learning and network defense and/or intelligence analysis, and participating in internal R&D (IRAD) associated with advanced AI and machine learning techniques to solve cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis problems. The Machine Learning Researcher will be expected to support conferences and sponsor briefings.


Education: BS in computer science, electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, or related technical field.  Graduate degree in relevant field a plus.

Research Scientist I

This is the initial rank held by research personnel who have at least a bachelor's degree and who will be performing on a professional level.

Research Scientist II

In addition to the years-in-rank requirement, this rank requires one (1) of the following:

  • A Master’s degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree.

Experience: 0-5 years professional experience in the machine learning domain.  Concurrent experience in cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis domain is a plus.

Skills: Knowledge of various AI and machine learning techniques, algorithms, and related development environments.  An understanding of cybersecurity issues and/or intelligence analysis is also required. Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Software development experience is required.  Experience with machine learning development tools and techniques is a plus (Python, R, Matlab, Tensorflow, Caffe, etc). Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Current, industry-recognized certifications (CISSP, GIAC) or the ability to become certified within one year of hire is a plus. 

Other: Candidate must be a US citizen capable of holding a Top Secret DoD Security clearance, active clearance a major plus.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

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Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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